Did You Know: Nas "The Investor"
From the Block to Buying the Block “Nas as Mr. Jones”
Lyricist & icon Nasir Jones also known as"Nas" has not only mastered honesty and consciousness through hip-hop but has branched out into Black-owned business investing. SweetChick in NYC was one of Jones first funding ventures. Adding creative sophistication to traditional soul food from Brooklyn, NY to recent location Los Angeles, CA.
After the success of his business partnership with Sweetchick Nas took it up a notch becoming an Angel Investor become an angel investor (definition in business terms section). Investing in over 500k to technology start-up businesses alone! Founding his own venture capital firm called Queensbridge Venture Partners, his largest known investment.
QueensBridge channels cash flow to start up companies that are tapped into the healthcare, financial and technology field. Not bad for the 42- year old multi-platinum artist who had to leave school after the 8th grade! Nas is a true example of learning how to transition from boy to man. Never giving up on education Nasir Jones is growth taught. He doesn't turn his head from what interests him but chooses to simply learn more!